Stories From 2020

Aug 11, 2020

New Faculty in Religious Studies

The religious studies program at NC State has been strengthened by the appointment of two new scholars to its continuing faculty in Fall 2020.

Jun 9, 2020

In Brief: More News from the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Some further news from the Department is presented briefly here.

Jun 9, 2020

Work in Progress: Puryear on Leibniz’s Idealism

In this article, Stephen Puryear, associate professor of philosophy, discusses his ongoing work on a book on Leibniz’s Idealism.

Jun 9, 2020

Looking Back: Department News from the Past

The present and the future are rooted in the past. This column features some news of the NC State Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies from the past fifty years.

Apr 29, 2020

Philosophy Faculty Win Teaching Awards

Three members of the philosophy faculty won NC State teaching awards in Spring 2020.

Apr 24, 2020

Soyarslan Wins Junior Faculty Award

Sanem Soyarslan, assistant professor of philosophy, has received this year’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in the Humanities from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences in recognition of her exceptional scholarship, teaching and service.

Apr 9, 2020

Talking About How We Talk About the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

How are we thinking (and writing) about AI? And why does it matter? NC State's philosophy and interdisciplinary studies researchers weigh in.

Mar 26, 2020

Top Students Win Department Prizes

The NC State Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies celebrated the academic achievements of its top seniors at its annual Student Awards Reception on March 4. Two awards were presented by faculty members who had worked closely with the award winners.

Feb 11, 2020

Religion, the Cyborg, and the Digital Future of Humanity

Sylvester Johnson of Virginia Tech presented NC State’s annual Impact of Religion Lecture on February 6. His title was “Of Matter and the Spirit: Religion, the Cyborg, and the Digital Future of Humanity.”